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Drill fragment

Drill fragment. This is adhering to 27-2-462g and visible in the HU-MFA photograph.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7143 B, chamber, at head in coffin. 1927: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.3 x 2.6 x 0.2 cm (1/8 x 1 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

27-2-462m

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Woodworking & Stoneworking